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gareth pugh is fuckin crazy.

that said, we’re so sick of “fashion’s return to sobriety” and “this collection takes a cue from the 1930s”. yes, the economy sucks, and yes, it seems silly and tasteless to throw down thousands and thousands of dollars on clothes and shoes and purses ever since the financial system uh collapsed. but. the thing is, no matter how simple and elegant and tasteful miucca prada’s suits are, they remain unaffordable. and now, we are left with still-too-expensive clothing that is no fun at all to ogle.

so thank you, mr. pugh, for sticking to your (dark, goth, avant-garde, greasy, deconstructed) guns.

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we hope that women’s fashion week brings more creativity than we’ve seen in the men’s shows so far. depression chic, is not chic at all. it makes people sad. and when the world around is sad and corrupt and penniless as it is, dressing in a wacky manner is a nice way to bring a smile to someone’s face (just ask aretha franklin’s inauguration bow).

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